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Senior Business Intelligence Application Architect

Ref.: ORQ-36953
Senior Business Intelligence Application Architect
Ref. ORQ-36953

Role Description:


The BI Application Architect will focus on areas such as ensuring the technical consistency of the BI jobs (sequencing, scheduling, data retention...) inside the BI domain, and also supporting the BI execution.


Core Accountabilities (combined):

  • Responsible for the technical solution across ETL, DB and reporting, during the application / project lifecycle
  • Serve as the conduit between the BI data architect / the BI development team and the BI Domain Lead.
  • Facilitate and participate in the BI estimates
  • Ensure the consistency of the data model, together with the data architect.
  • Integrate the ETL's in the overall job schedule
  • Supervise the technical day-to-day activities of assigned BI team members, contribute to their development and provide support and guidance as appropriate
  • Manage the RAID log (Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies) with the Domain Lead
  • Contribute to the BI work package deliverables at a technical point of view, in accordance with the established processes, standards, practices and procedures of the Organisation
  • Collaborate with BI developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
  • A strong understanding of the BI development life-cycle, database concepts and modern BI architecture is required


Essential qualities:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar position within the BI domain
  • Experience with BI reporting tools, especially Microstrategy
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Support the BI specific methodology, together with the other colleagues
  • Problem solving
  • Good presentational skills
  • Understanding of current BI industry trends and willingness to learn


Desirable qualities:

  • Degree level or equivalent
  • Experience with post services, express or parcel services
  • High quality interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Good presentational skills, English is the common work language
  • Knowledge of Pentaho (ETL) is an asset
 With 400 employees Centric Belgium is a significant player in the Belgian IT market. We are headquartered in Oostkamp (Bruges), with an additional site in Zaventem (Brussels). Centric Belgium serves around 1,000 clients in Belgium, from small and midsize companies to multinationals.

Centric Belgium's three key competencies are: IT Solutions, offering construction of standard software for markets such as the construction and retail sectors and the supply chain; Systems & Services, providing management and optimisation of systems and infrastructure for medium and large companies; IT Professionals, supplying high-level IT consultants.

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